Making the Transition from Co-Worker to Team Leader – 1 Day Online Workshop (PV810)
Building Effectively on Your Past Relationships for Your New Role
This course will be delivered two ways:
• Live, instructor-led session online • In person (in classroom) in Ottawa
Please check available dates in the two sections on the right, and click the corresponding REGISTER ONLINE button for your choice.
It is seldom easy to assume a position of authority over those who have previously been your colleagues and peers. This workshop will help you address the challenges and difficulties of making the transition from co-worker to boss. You’ll learn tools and techniques to achieve a balance between your existing relationships with co-workers and the requirements of the new management role.
The workshop is interactive and fun, making use of case studies and role play.
This is a one-day virtual live workshop.
Space is still available for all course dates listed, unless otherwise noted.
By the end of this virtual workshop, you will be able to:
Communicate your new management perspective
Apply techniques for re-framing your relationships with co-workers
Understand what your new team needs from you
Decide what you need from your team
Apply assertive communication skills to difficult situations
Give regular feedback on performance
Manage team meetings effectively
How to Develop a Management Perspective
Moving from in-depth knowledge to understanding the overall organizational picture
Representing senior management decisions and policy
Getting the right balance between advocating for the team and advocating for senior management
Communication Skills for Handling Changes in Relationships
Presenting yourself assertively as the new leader – without embarrassment or apology
Setting boundaries without causing upset
Modelling a professional and positive attitude
Dealing assertively with office gossip
Understanding What the Team Needs from You
6 important things your team needs from you
Giving continuous feedback on performance to each team member and to the team as a whole
Giving praise and recognition
Giving constructive feedback
Deciding What You Need from the Team
Moving from a need for friendship to a need for respect
Applying techniques for building trust and respect
Communicating Effectively through Team Meetings
Identifying the need to take control of team meetings right from the start
Applying guidelines for running effective, well-managed team meetings
Communicating your expectations to the team clearly
Being clear about what you can and cannot do in your new role
Rotating the chairing of team meetings without losing control
To begin please select your organization's billing address province from the drop down list.
(Note: If you are not with an organization, or you are registering personally, please select your own mailing
address province.) If you are from out of Canada, please select ‘Out of Canada’ in the drop down.
Once you register the first attendee, you’ll have the ability to add additional attendees or purchase
Sorry, to proceed with online registration you must select your location first. If you are unsure you may still register by phone or email.
This workshop will benefit anyone who has recently become, or shortly will become, a new leader, and wants the tools to make the transition from co-worker to team leader.
Does This Course Address Your Competency Development Needs?
This training workshop addresses:
• Achievement / Results Orientation
• Adaptability / Flexibility
• Analytical Thinking
• Change Management and Leadership
• Conflict Resolution
• Decision Making / Decisiveness
• Dealing with Difficult Situations
• Engagement and Motivation
• Impact and Influence
• Innovation and Initiative
• Interpersonal Relations
• Management Excellence
• Planning / Organizing
• Problem Solving
• Relationship / Network Building
• Strategic Thinking
• Teamwork and Cooperation
• Values and Ethics
• Working with Data and Numbers
• Working with Others
June 14, 2023 9:00 am - 4:00 pm - EDT
December 13, 2023 9:00 am - 4:00 pm - EST
Course dates listed above will be held live online via Zoom.
Participants agree: This course is suitable for online delivery.
“This was a very insightful workshop. The tools and practical exercises were excellent. I was a little skeptical about doing a full-day workshop over Zoom, but everything went quite smoothly. I’d highly recommend this workshop to anyone considering it.” – Jim Hamilton, Needle’s Eye Media
Overall Satisfaction Level
Only $595 plus applicable taxes
Participant manual and other course materials
Personalized certificate of completion suitable for framing